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Vijaygad Fort
विजयगड किल्ला
Part of Konkan Coast
Ratnagiri district, Maharashtra
Type Sea Fort
Coordinates Latitude:
Longitude:
Construction
materials
Laterite Stone
Height MSL.
Current
condition
Ruins
Current
owner
Government of India
Open to
the public
Yes

Vijaygad Fort / (Marathi language: विजयगड किल्ला) is a fort located 60 km from Chiplun, in Ratnagiri district, of Maharashtra. This fort is located north of the Jaigad Fort on the northern bank of shastri river creek.

History

Much less history is known about this fort. It is a small fort about an acre in area, it is surrounded by a ditch on the three sides. In 1862 the walls were found to be in ruins and had only one gun. there was no garrison and no water.[1]

How to reach

The nearest town is Chiplun and Guhagar. The fort is close to village Tavsal. A wide motorable road leads to the entrance gate of the fort. It takes about 10 minutes to have a walk around the fort.

Places to see

There is one entrance gate in the fort with some fortification. Coordinates: 17°18′14.8″N 73°14′26.5″E / 17.304111°N 73.240694°E / 17.304111; 73.240694

See also

References

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